Muliterrno, Brazil — Marcelo Rugini, 24, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
He was born in Muliterrno, Brazil. He grew up and attended local schools and graduated from Escola Agrotecnia Federal De Serato in 2005. He was involved in the Communicating for Agriculture Program, which brought him to Maine in 2006. He began work at Spears Farm in Nobleboro and after working there for two years applied and was accepted to the University of Maine on a full academic scholarship. While at the University of Maine he was majoring in sustainable agriculture.
He was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity where he served as the fraternity educator. He was a hard worker and always set the bar very high for himself. He was always trying to go the extra mile in everything that he did. He was a very good student and his grades showed the hard work that he put into his studies. He loved to barbecue and play soccer and was a big fan of the soccer club Gremio in Brazil. He was a great friend and had a personality that made him a joy to be around. He was always smiling and joking and having a good time. The staff at Spears Farm was looking forward to him working with them after he graduated.
He is survived by his parents Armando and Maria Rugini of Brazil, sister Cadjaluana Rugini and a niece he never had the opportunity to meet.
A time of visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St. Waldoboro, ME 04572. A celebration of life will take place at 2 p.m. following visiting hours and will be held at the funeral home.
You are invited to share your condolences, memories, and photos with the family by visiting their Book of Memories at hallfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home 949 Main St Waldoboro, ME 04572